Archive: 05/3/2011

Speeding swarms of sensor robots

Concerns about the spread of radiation from damaged Japanese nuclear reactors — even as scientists are still trying to assess the consequences of the year-old Deepwater Horizon oil spill — have provided ...

May 03, 2011
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European papers fear loss of readers with paywalls

Europe's troubled newspaper industry is keeping a close eye on the outcome of experiments by English language sites to charge for content but is reluctant to install paywalls for fear of losing readers.

May 03, 2011
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Up close and personal with snakes

A death adder has a face only a mother could love, but that hasn't stopped PhD student Melissa Bruton, from the University of Queensland's School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management from getting ...

May 03, 2011
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EU pushes button for next Internet age

Europe geared up on Tuesday for a quantum leap in Internet traffic and a new generation of infrastructure to carry data, announcing the launch of a 600-million-euro research and investment programme.

May 03, 2011
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SK Telecom to invest $2.1 bn to expand network

South Korea's largest mobile operator SK Telecom said Tuesday it would invest a record 2.3 trillion won ($2.1 billion) this year to expand its network and meet the growing data needs of smartphone users.

May 03, 2011
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